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  1. Kerome

    The mindful way - the Thai forest tradition

    I came across this video a few weeks ago and I thought I would share it. It is a little older and is about the monks who live in Thailand in the forests. They have made the effort to return to the original way the monks lived in the time of Buddha - in the mornings they go on an alms round, they...
  2. S

    Your opinion on self-mummification of Buddhist/Tibetan monks?

    It blows my mind to think of, for example, adhering to a wood eating diet made up of salt, nuts, seeds, roots, pine bark & urushi tea (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhist_mummies). :yuck:?! These particular monks in Japan would then be BURIED ALIVE :scared: in a pine-wood box full of salt...
  3. chesterking

    Can enlightened buddhists be violent?

    I have read in the news that enlightened Buddhist monks can become violent? Is this true?
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